Forest Home Farms
FREE Fun on the Farm Activities Every Saturday
From 11:00am to 2:00pm
December 5 – Candy Cane History
The history of candy canes is a bit of a mystery. Discover some of the popular stories about the origins of this holiday treat and make a candy cane inspired craft.
December 12 – Holiday on the Farm, 11:00am- 3:00pm
Enjoy an old fashioned holiday gathering at Forest Home Farms Historic Park. Have a traditional holiday family experience including visits with our Victorian Santa and his reindeer, old-fashioned ornament making, a puppet show, holiday entertainment and refreshments.
December 19 – Nature’s Decorations
We decorate for the holidays, but nature puts on its own show. Take your senses on a scavenger hunt to discover plants that are decked out in red berries and others with fragrant leaves.
January 9 – Calling Cards
Learn about the history of calling cards, what they were for, different signs and meanings, and make your own calling card to take home.
January 16 – Winter Game Day
Come by the farm to play some old fashioned games inside the walnut barn. Learn about and play some games that were popular with children over 100 years ago.
January 23 – Chicken Tales
Meet the chickens that live on the farm, learn how they provided for pioneer families and how people are bringing farming to their home with backyard chickens. Make a chicken craft to take home.
January 30 – Groundhog Day: Is it Spring yet?
Explore Groundhog Day’s shadowy history as well as interesting facts about the custom. Make a Groundhog craft to take home.
Information from the City of San Ramon website: San Ramon Parks & Community Services Winter/Spring 2016